September 13 - November 29, 2021
12 Monday evenings
Our newly updated Project Management course now includes creative problem-solving to provide greater value in project deliverables, increase stakeholder engagement and satisfaction, and be more efficient responding to the challenges that projects bring. You will participate in useful exercises to explore project components, practice with research-based tools, and apply what you’ve learned to real-world challenges.
Through this program, you will develop the mindset, skills and tools of project management and creative problem-solving (CPS) and be able to:
The Project Management certificate course is for professionals of all levels who wish to increase their project management acumen and become more sophisticated in their approach to leading project teams and solving the problems they encounter.
The program satisfies the 23 and 35 contact hours required to apply for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, respectively. The content is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge and the Agile Practice Guide, which serve as the foundation for the CAPM and PMP exam. While this course is not specifically intended to prepare you to take the CAPM or PMP exams, it will provide you exposure to concepts the exams cover, as well as the opportunity to network with other aspiring PMPs on the road to certification.
This program consists of 12 three-hour interactive Zoom sessions. In teams, you will develop a comprehensive project plan and apply principles of creative problem-solving to project needs. Content will be delivered through short cases, articles and online resources.
Teresa Lawrence, PhD, PMP, CSM
BA, EdM, PhD, University at Buffalo
Lawrence is an industry leader in integrating creativity and creative problem-solving into project management. President and owner of International Deliverables, a New York State-certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise, she provides training and consultation to organizations seeking to develop a project-orientated mindset and establish a project management and problem-solving culture, and to individuals seeking PMP certification training. Since 2017, more than 75,000 individuals and teams have participated in Lawrence’s workshops, presentations and webinars.
As part of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) SeminarsWorld series, Lawrence trains project managers around the world on the highly sought-after skill of creative problem-solving and how it relates to project management. She is an active contributor on ProjectManagement.com and a former board member of the PMI Buffalo chapter.
Lawrence was identified by Business First as a Western New York Woman of Influence and by the UB Graduate School of Education as its 2016 Distinguished Alumni honoree. Lawrence is a certified Project Management Professional and an alumna of the International Center for Studies in Creativity. In 2019, her company received a Home-Based Business award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Residing in Western New York with her husband Tom, she is an avid outdoorswoman who enjoys golfing, fishing, and hunting.
$1,450 includes all materials used for class
Payment can be made in two ways:
A 75% discount is available to a limited number of Executive MBA alumni through the Alumni Advantage program. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the Office of Professional and Executive Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program registrations are fully refundable until the day before the program starts.